Truck Burns at Fastenal in Avon

AVON – A dump truck caught fire Wednesday afternoon outside of Fastenal on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road). According to eyewitnesses, the smoke was visible from I-390 nearby as the fire started just before 3:30 p.m. Firefighters with the East Avon Fire Department responded to the scene alongside multiple assisting departments. There are no reported injuries. Investigators are now trying to determine the cause of the fire. Fastenal sells … [Read more...]

Jack Quinns’ Irish Pub Opens in Lima to Friendly Neighbors

LIMA – Over the last two weeks, a quiet, bare-beamed pub peeked its doors open for friends and neighbors on West Main Road. Now, all are invited to gather and chat over a drink and a snack. Jack Quinn's Irish Pub at 6659 West Main Road, formerly the long-closed Jack and Jill's, is a haven for the weary traveler, family-oriented eatery and meeting place for friends old and new. "My dad Jack was a real character, the best man I ever knew and … [Read more...]

No Opposition Heard at Avon’s Village Deer Harvest Presentation

AVON – No dissenters spoke as the Deer Management Committee publicly presented their plan to coordinate regulated annual deer culling in the Village. The committee, consisting of Don Mastin, Kevin Allen, Chris Connie, Scott Gage, Herb Jones, Chuck Kanty, Trustee Rob Hayes, Avon Police Officer Joe Geer, and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) representative Art Kirsch, presented the main points of the harvest plan designed to … [Read more...]

Truck Hits Avon Boy Trying to Save Dog

AVON – A large truck hit an Avon boy who ran into traffic to save a pet dog on South Avon Road on Saturday. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the 12-year-old suffered a serious leg injury and the dog was fatally injured. The boy was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. The Sheriff's Office is still investigating the incident. No charges have been filed. … [Read more...]

Judge Closes Doors on Fowlerville Girlfriend’s Manslaughter Arraignment

YORK – York Town Justice Walter Purtell ordered that his courtroom be closed to all media while arraigning a young woman on a felony charge for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Marcus Postell, 22, causing his death. Danielle Allen, 21, is charged with felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree. "Well I wouldn't allow cameras in and there wasn't a whole lot of room," said Judge Purtell, a retired NYS Trooper according to … [Read more...]

Girlfriend Arrested for Fowlerville Road Stabbing

UPDATE: Judge Closes Doors on Fowlerville Girlfriend’s Manslaughter Arraignment YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested the girlfriend of stabbing victim Marcus Postell, 22. Danielle Allen, 21, is in custody for felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree. "This case is still very active and definitely far from closed," said Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty. "We are working closely with our District Attorney's … [Read more...]

Wanted Husband Brings Wife, Crack and Bad License Through Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested an Andover husband and wife on drug charges after a traffic stop on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jason Workman, 43, was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Second Degree. Amelia Workman, 25, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled … [Read more...]

East Avon Firefighters Rescue Trapped Passenger

AVON – The East Avon Fire Department freed one person from a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. According to first responders, an emergency call went out at 12:17 p.m. reporting a two car accident on Rte. 15 and Exit 9 of I-390. First responders arrived to find three victims, one of whom was trapped in a vehicle. Firefighters cut away a door to free that passenger. Ambulance crews transported all three patients to a hospital with … [Read more...]

Police Identify Hunter Who Fatally Shot Woman in Caledonia

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UPDATE: DEC Calls Caledonia Hunter Shooting ‘Accidental’ CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who is alleged to have fatally shot a hunting companion on Sunday. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the man is identified as John Lander, 50, of Rochester. On Nov. 27 at approximately 3:50 p.m., the Livingston County Emergency Communications Center (E-911) received a call of a … [Read more...]

Female Hunter Killed in Caledonia Shooting

UPDATE: DEC Calls Caledonia Hunter Shooting ‘Accidental’ CALEDONIA — The Livingston County Sheriff's Office confirms that the woman shot in an apparent Sunday hunting accident has died. According to Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the woman passed away at Strong Memorial Hospital. Dougherty said that the middle-aged woman was with a hunting party of five people when she sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen at about 4 p.m. No charges are … [Read more...]